10 Facts About The Author Of This Blog

If you’ve been to my old, experimental, free-Wordpress.com blog, you’ll know this isn’t the original The Rara Corner. But I changed domain name, hosting, and layout recently because I felt the need to step up my game as I mean real business and branding this time (well, why not make what you enjoy your bread and butter? 😀 ). And as I’ve written quite a few already in my original blog, I decided to just transfer/ copy some of them to this new platform. This Facts-About-Me section is among those earlier works I’ve written on my original blog, though I revised and oomphed it a bit more as well.  Anyhow, the purpose of re-posting this here is to give my new visitors an idea of what to expect on this blog. Hence, here again are ten clues of what this blog may turn out to be:

1.  I’m not a literary writer, rather I consider myself only a ruminator who uses writing as tool for idea dissemination. Also, for a double purpose, I write to cure my dyslexia.

A weird but fabulous selfie-pose of mine.
A weird but fabulous selfie-pose of mine.

2.  I am a musician in training. I specialize in classical singing and piano.

I play the piano and sing. The violin in the picture is my friend’s.

3. If you ask me what I’m most passionate about, it’s creating and growing things. I find music and business mediums of creating awesome projects.

Ryutaro Mine from Nodame Cantabile

4. I take language lessons when I can afford.  I speak and write a little Chinese and Japanese, and understand a little Korean. I’m looking forward to focusing on a foreign language or two this 2018 after I finish my undergrad.

Some books I have at home. I’m looking forward to formally studying a Western foreign language soon.

5I occasionally make ear training exercises and tutorials on Youtube. If you’re a music student or if you’re preparing for conservatory, search Hermit Academy(or simply click link below) and SUBSCRIBE.

6. I have two cats named Tyrion and Drogon.

Tyrion, my baby boy
Tyrion, my baby boy

7. I don’t play games. The only games I play are Kanji quiz games, JLPT quiz games, ear training games, and blogging if you consider those games.

Random stock photo

8. I’m more into nonfiction though I have a penchant for some of the classics. My favorite books are To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee (reminds me of my childhood at my rustic, little, sub-urban village in the mountains) and A Wisdom Of History by Rufus Fears.

9. My favorite animes are Welcome to the NHK, Nodame Cantabile, Code Geass, Samurai Champloo, Cowboy Bebop, and 12 kingdoms.

Anime I like

10. I love Rachmaninoff. His Piano Concerto No. 2 and Anna Fedorova’s playing (along with Chiaki’s and Nodame’s playing) move me the most.

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About Rara the hermit 8 Articles
In this realm, you can call me "Rara." It's not my real name, but it sounds close it. I am a musician in training, language enthusiast, and smart investing advocate. Through my writings and ruminations, I hope to create an arsenal of information that could be of use to you as well. Don't forget to hit the subscribe button for free blog updates!

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